The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft
Rank 10 13 4
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 37 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 19.89% 12.09% 23.45%
As % of the Vendors category 43.02% 20.16% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 34
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +51.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £31,150 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
86 129 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 46.24% 60.00% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 79 113 63
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,050 £32,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft.

1 33 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 26 (47.27%) C#
3 20 (36.36%) .NET
4 18 (32.73%) Project Management
5 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
6 16 (29.09%) MySQL
7 15 (27.27%) HTML
8 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
9 13 (23.64%) Windows
10 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
11 11 (20.00%) Oracle
11 11 (20.00%) VB.NET
11 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 10 (18.18%) User Experience
12 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (18.18%) CSS
12 10 (18.18%) jQuery
13 9 (16.36%) Degree
13 9 (16.36%) Internet
14 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
14 8 (14.55%) Law
14 8 (14.55%) Legal
15 7 (12.73%) Web Development
15 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
15 7 (12.73%) Linux
15 7 (12.73%) C++
15 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
16 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
16 6 (10.91%) C
16 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing Microsoft also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) JBoss
1 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) Final Cut Pro
2 5 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) Internet
2 5 (9.09%) DNS
3 4 (7.27%) SAN
3 4 (7.27%) DHCP
4 2 (3.64%) PBX
4 2 (3.64%) Skype
5 1 (1.82%) VoIP
5 1 (1.82%) VPN
5 1 (1.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.09%) MySQL
3 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.64%) JUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) jMock
4 1 (1.82%) Mockito
General
1 8 (14.55%) Law
1 8 (14.55%) Legal
2 5 (9.09%) Games
3 4 (7.27%) Finance
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Automotive
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.82%) French Language
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 16 (29.09%) Web Developer
2 16 (29.09%) .NET Developer
2 16 (29.09%) .NET Web Developer
3 10 (18.18%) C# Web Developer
3 10 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 10 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Trainee Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Trainee Web Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Trainee
5 5 (9.09%) Forensic Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Software Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.64%) Support Assistant
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) .NET
2 15 (27.27%) HTML
3 10 (18.18%) jQuery
3 10 (18.18%) CSS
4 6 (10.91%) WPF
5 3 (5.45%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.64%) J2EE
6 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.64%) Spring
7 1 (1.82%) Velocity
7 1 (1.82%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.82%) Struts
7 1 (1.82%) XML
7 1 (1.82%) ODBC
7 1 (1.82%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.82%) DirectX
7 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.82%) HTML5
7 1 (1.82%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.18%) User Experience
3 6 (10.91%) Physics
4 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 5 (9.09%) Digital Media
5 4 (7.27%) Clustering
6 2 (3.64%) Open Source
6 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.82%) CUDA
7 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.09%) Android
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) SUSE
5 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Project Management
2 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.73%) Web Development
3 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
4 5 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
4 5 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
4 5 (9.09%) E-Discovery
5 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
5 3 (5.45%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (3.64%) ITIL
6 2 (3.64%) MVC
6 2 (3.64%) Practice Management
6 2 (3.64%) Migration
7 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.82%) TDD
7 1 (1.82%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.82%) Service Management
7 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (47.27%) C#
2 14 (25.45%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 7 (12.73%) C++
5 6 (10.91%) C
5 6 (10.91%) XAML
6 5 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.45%) VB
8 2 (3.64%) Java
8 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCP
3 1 (1.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) WSUS
2 4 (7.27%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Symbian
2 5 (9.09%) IBM
2 5 (9.09%) i2
2 5 (9.09%) Apple
2 5 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) LexisNexis
3 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.82%) EMC
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) NetApp
4 1 (1.82%) Novell
4 1 (1.82%) Kaspersky
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